New York Times, Wednesday, January 8, 1986

Author: Judith Perry
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dull pain : ACHE
5. Summoned on the p.a. system : PAGED
10. Legal wrong : TORT
14. Warner Oland role : CHAN
15. Parisian pupil : ELEVE
16. Currency-exchange premium : AGIO
17. Looked quizzically : RAISEDANEYEBROW
20. Slip : ERR
21. Spice : MACE
22. Fine-grained loam : LOESS
23. Variety of cabbage : SKUNK
25. Peter, Paul and Mary : TRIO
27. Command : BEHEST
29. Not up : ABED
30. Conscription org. : SSS
33. An Adams : EDIE
34. Hawthorne's "The Great ___ Face" : STONE
35. F.D.R. measure : WPA
36. Leaves abruptly : TURNSONONESHEEL
40. Outside: Prefix : ECT
41. A poplar : ABELE
42. Fish dish : EELS
43. "___ Girls" : LES
44. Fossilized fuel : COAL
45. Understated : SUBTLE
47. Reared : BRED
48. Lease again : RELET
49. Tropical fish : TETRA
52. Mount St. Helens menace : LAVA
53. Russian river : OKA
56. Hamstrings : ACHILLESTENDONS
60. Item for corn or babies : CRIB
61. Modify : ALTER
62. Virginia willow : ITEA
63. Melody : TUNE
64. Site of a 15th-century council : BASLE
65. Consequently : THEN
1. Land measure : ACRE
2. Scorch : CHAR
3. Penitents' apparel : HAIRSHIRTS
4. Type measures : ENS
5. Academic formalist : PEDANT
6. Alas and ___ : ALACK
7. Hereditary unit : GENE
8. "All About ___" : EVE
9. Former Algerian ruler : DEY
10. Social restraint : TABOO
11. Huge hideosity : OGRE
12. Spanish rivers : RIOS
13. Hauls in : TOWS
18. Australian birds : EMUS
19. Apocopates : ELIDES
24. Sharp : KEEN
25. Kind of steak : TBONE
26. Quebec's Lévesque : RENE
27. Asian palm : BETEL
28. Draw out : EDUCE
29. Coral reef : ATOLL
30. Love for candy, cake, etc. : SWEETTOOTH
31. Bewitchment : SPELL
32. Mud volcano : SALSE
34. Three-time P.G.A. champ : SNEAD
37. Ritualistic : SACRAL
38. Kin of a cor anglais : OBOE
39. Goddess of youth : HEBE
45. Harsh : SEVERE
46. ___ Bator, Mongolian city : ULAN
47. Grease the palm : BRIBE
48. Honey badger : RATEL
49. Diplomacy : TACT
50. Eggshell color : ECRU
51. Sparse : THIN
52. Landing ships : LSTS
54. Wounded ___, S.D. : KNEE
55. Bald ___ eagle : ASAN
57. R.P.I. room : LAB
58. High note : ELA
59. Morse-code signal : DIT

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